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School Hours

The elementary school day begins at 8:00 a.m. when students are expected to be in their classrooms. Students may enter the building as early as 7:50 a.m. The school day ends at 2:25 p.m.

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Daily Schedule

The elementary schools use a rotation of letters A through D, beginning with the first day of school and continuing each day school is in session. This letter day rotation allows shared specialists such as the guidance counselor and speech therapist and related arts classes to be scheduled in an equitable manner.

Each family receives an ABC calendar at the beginning of the year. The lunch menus also reflect the letter days.


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Lunch Menu & Cost Information

Lunch times are assigned by grades and run from approximately 11:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The cost of a plate lunch is $2.75. Gahanna-Jefferson Schools are part of the Federal Breakfast and Lunch Program.

More information about free or reduced lunches is available.

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Our Parent / Student Handbook

To ensure a safe and appropriate learning environment for your elementary child, guidelines and policies help in the development of student responsibility and self-discipline as well as aid in promoting the common good and positive climate of the entire school. The High Point Elementary handbook has been prepared to acquaint you with our school and answer questions that are frequently asked in regard to policies, procedures and schedules.

High Point Elementary Newsletter

Communication of information is an integral part of the school's goal of staying connected to parents. School newsletters provide news about both curricular and extracurricular opportunities for students. Summaries of classroom activities, student and school accomplishments, and important event dates are available in the newsletters to keep parents up to date. Each week a newsletter is emailed to all families. Also a calendar is sent home to all families and is also posted online.